The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 23, 2013

Sked put on ice

Mother Nature’s wrath has direct impact on prep events

Star Beacon

— It took a while, but Mother Nature finally flexed some of her many muscles on the area’s high school sports schedule.

With all area schools being closed Tuesday because of heavy snow, high winds and frigid temperatures, all 10 games (7 boys, 3 girls) on the area schedule for Tuesday were postponed.

As of Tuesday night, we’ve received notice of three makeup dates:

By 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, all Ashtabula County schools — save for Ashtabula Area City Schools — had already closed buildings for today, meaning even more rescheduled events will be forthcoming.

Area athletic directors and coaches are asked to please report makeup dates to us as soon as possible, either by email at and, fax at 998-7939 or the old-fashioned way — the telephone, at 998-2323 (ext. 244).